We're keeping you up-to-date on all the latest news and information about the Coronavirus pandemic as it pertains to New Jersey.
COVID Vaccines: 17 Myths, Misconceptions and Scientific Facts
Here are some of the most rampant social media rumors on COVID-19 vaccines currently being distributed in the U.S. and the real, science-based answers.
NJ COVID Vaccine Rollout Slow to Include Family Doctors’ Offices
While there are primary care doctors’ offices who have entered the fold, there’s frustration voiced by such family care practices that their pre-existing relationships with patients aren’t being prioritized as a point of vaccination.
NJ Group to Schools: COVID-19 Doesn’t Have to Stop Concerts, Plays
As schools switch from remote to hybrid learning, or from a hybrid model to fully in-person, a New Jersey arts education advocacy group wants school officials to know that curtains can rise on their stages.
NJ Public School Enrollment Drops 3%, Lowest Level in 20 Years
The biggest declines were in pre-kindergarten, which was down about 7,600 students or 17%, and kindergarten, which was down about 8,850 or 10%.
Atlantic City Vaccine Megasite Now Accepting Appointments for Those 16 and Over
The Atlantic City COVID-19 Vaccination Megasite is now scheduling appointments to vaccinate everyone 16 and older effectively immediately.
Business Leaders Tell NJ How to Use $6.4B in COVID Relief Funds
"It's crucial that the state makes smart decisions and be strategic about how the dollars should be deployed," said Ralph Albert Thomas, CEO and executive director of the New Jersey Society of CPAs.
If You’re Fully Vaccinated, Why Do You Still Have to Be So Careful?
Some New Jerseyans are wondering why it’s necessary for the fully vaccinated to continue to wear masks, social distance, and frequently wash their hands if the vaccines are so effective.
Murphy Slams 'Conspiracy Theory' of COVID Case Load Changes
Asked about social media chatter regarding fluctuations in new reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy did not mince words on Monday, noting the question was rooted in politics rather than science.
Starting April 19, NJ Opens COVID Vaccines to Those 16 and Older
New Jersey will open its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all individuals 16 and older starting on April 19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday.
COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility in NJ: Who Can Get it Now
The list of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 grows on Monday to include all adults age 55-64 regardless of employment or medical condition.